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Lignans

Known as: Lignan, Lignans [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
  • H. Adlercreutz
  • Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 31753060
This review focuses on the possible role in human health of the consumption of lignan-rich foods. Most of the plant lignans in… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
Lignans are a class of secondary plant metabolites produced by oxidative dimerization of two phenylpropanoid units. Although… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The antioxidant activities of the flaxseed lignan secoisolariciresinol diglycoside (SDG) and its mammalian lignan metabolites… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract Cancer prevention and treatment using traditional Chinese medicines have attracted increasing interest. This study… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The metabolism of the plant lignans matairesinol, secoisolariciresinol, pinoresinol, syringaresinol, arctigenin, 7… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The soy isoflavones, daidzein and genistein, and the lignans, matairesinol and secoisolariciresinol, are phytoestrogens… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Isoflavonoid phytoestrogens and lignans in plants are known to be constituents of animal and human food and recently they have… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Mammalian lignans such as enterolactone and enterodiol, which are produced in the colon from precursors in foods, have been… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Preface Glossary 1. Introduction 2. A registry of the natural lignans 3. Biological and clinical properties of lignans 4… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Lignans are a class of compounds with a dibenzylbutane skeleton1 which until recently had only been found in higher plants2,3… Expand